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  • Truck damages overhead lines on Fourth Street in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Police and fire crews briefly closed a portion of Fourth Street in DeKalb after a truck carrying an oversized load knocked down several overh ...
    NEW: Oct. 13, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Twitter purging up to 336 workers as new CEO slashes costs

    SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter is laying off up to 336 employees, signaling CEO Jack Dorsey's resolve to slash costs while the company struggles to make mone ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • Heartland Bank to host Fall into Free Event

    On Friday, Oct. 16, Heartland Bank and Trust Company will host its Fall into Free Event.Local office ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ahlbach celebrates 27 years with Resource Bank Insurance

    John Ahlbach will retire from Resource Bank Insurance after 27 years of dedicated service. The community is invited to celebrate and honor Ahlbach on ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Local agent recognized at national insurance forum

    Sycamore State Farm Agent Jeff Keicher was invited to join select members of the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors during NAIFA ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Alphabet Avenue Therapy welcomed

    A ribbon cutting was held recently by the Sycamore Chamber Ambassadors to help celebrate the opening of Alphabet Avenue Therapy. The speech therapy cl ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber view: Moving forward with a purpose

    Why should you become a member of your local chamber of commerce? What is the purpose and benefits of being in a chamber? Are you already a member but ...
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Food truck delivers healthy lunch options to NIU

    Five days a week, James Casey provides Northern Illinois University with something he wishes had been available when he was a student.
    Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Records: Illini athletics part of $1.5M program

    CHAMPAIGN – An open records request has found that 57 University of Illinois athletics employees, including coaches, administrators and wives, are par ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Actor Dick Van Dyke steps in to save his childhood home

    DANVILLE – Actor Dick Van Dyke is taking steps to save his childhood home in central Illinois, which was slated for demolition.
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:29 pm
  • Kombucha makers ask feds for alcohol test

    DENVER – A tangy fermented tea called kombucha has moved from the natural foods aisle to the mainstream. But it’s also moved into the hot seat amid re ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Zimbabwe official: Dentist not wanted for killing lion

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe is no longer pressing for the extradition of James Walter Palmer, an American dentist who killed a well-known lion called ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Judge: Class-action status allowed in deaf inmates' lawsuit

    CHICAGO – Attorneys who brought a 2011 complaint alleging the Illinois Department of Corrections violated the constitutional rights of deaf inmates sa ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Running couple says ‘I do’ at Chicago Marathon

    CHICAGO – One couple ran away to get married ... at the Chicago Marathon.Stephanie Reinhart said she ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Illinois delegate candidates for 2016 emerge

    SPRINGFIELD – Nominating conventions for the 2016 presidential race are nearly a year away, but names of potential Illinois delegates to both the Repu ...
    Oct. 12, 2015 - 11:28 pm
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